Cozen O’Connor: About faces: Facial geometry, voiceprints and retinal scans - how much biometric data can an employer legally keep?

About faces: Facial geometry, voiceprints and retinal scans - how much biometric data can an employer legally keep?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Jenny Goltz, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, was quoted in Chicago Lawyer about biometric privacy. She can't imagine that biometric privacy will become a prominent issue in employment law once more labor employment lawyers become aware of the rules. "I know that there has been a huge wave of these lawsuits and I think that's in part just because many employers were not aware of the law's requirements," she said. "There is such minimal cost to putting together that [written] policy [under BIPA]. It's not like the law requires them to completely change their timekeeping system."

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